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Seven pilot sites join national digital library project with Knight Foundation funding

Seven pilot sites join national digital library project with Knight Foundation funding

Pilot project will engage communities in local history.

The Digital Public Library of America will launch pilot projects with $1 million in funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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[TODAY] Liveblogging DPLA Midwest

[TODAY] Liveblogging DPLA Midwest

We’re live at the Chicago Public Library today for DPLA Midwest!

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Columbia Spectator Launches Digital Archive

Columbia Spectator Launches Digital Archive

The Columbia Spectator launches the first phase of its digital archive. The joint project between Spectator and Columbia University Libraries seeks to digitize every Spectator issue produced from 1877 until today.

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California Establishes Open Source Textbook Library for Students

California Establishes Open Source Textbook Library for Students

Two bills approved by the California State Senate will create 50 free or low-cost digital textbooks and an open source digital textbook library for college students.

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IMLS Awards $250,000 to the DPLA for Digital Hubs Pilot Program

IMLS Awards $250,000 to the DPLA for Digital Hubs Pilot Program

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today a $250,000 grant to support the development of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and its Digital Hubs Pilot Program.

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DPLA Announces Inaugural Board of Directors

DPLA Announces Inaugural Board of Directors

The DPLA Steering Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of five members to the inaugural DPLA Board of Directors.

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New DPLA Research on Possible Governance Models

New DPLA Research on Possible Governance Models

The Berkman Center Cyberlaw Clinic and the DPLA Research Team publishes research on possible governance models for the Governance Workstream in advance of its August 2012 workshop.

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DPLA Releases RFP for Front-End Design and Development

DPLA Releases RFP for Front-End Design and Development

Proposals due August 20, 2012

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Secretariat is delighted to release a request for proposals (RFP) for the design and development of a prototype front end portal for the DPLA.

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DPLA Announces New Director for Content

DPLA Announces New Director for Content

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Secretariat is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily B. Gore as DPLA Director for Content, beginning September 1, 2012.

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National Endowment for the Humanities announces award to support development of DPLA pilot

National Endowment for the Humanities announces award to support development of DPLA pilot

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a $1 million award that will support the creation of the DPLA’s content infrastructure.

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